Learning to break bad news

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 24 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1501
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Doctors need better training in communication skills, particularly when they have to break bad news to patients, according to a report from the Royal College of Physicians. Training should start at medical school and be woven through the whole curriculum rather than taught as a separate subject.

    In its report Improving Communication Between …

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